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Armed bank robbery reported in Sauk Village

Police are investigating an armed bank robbery that happened Thursday in south suburban Sauk Village. | FBI

An armed bank robbery was reported Thursday afternoon in south suburban Sauk Village.

About 2 p.m., two people entered the U.S. Bank branch at 2600 E. Sauk Trail wearing hats and masks and armed with handguns, according to a statement from Sauk Village police.

They demanded cash from the tellers and jumped over the counters to take cash from the drawers, police said. They then drove away southbound on Torrence Avenue in a silver Chevy Impala that was waiting for them.

The vehicle was later found burned out on a side street in Dyer, Indiana, police said.

The first suspect was described as a black male with a thin build wearing a black mask and gray jacket, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon. The second suspect was described as a black male with a thin build wearing a Joker mask and blue jacket.